Synopses & Reviews
This stunning book by Judy Balchin contains all the inspiration you need to create greetings cards with an Art Nouveau theme. Intertwining organic and ornamental shapes, typical of the Art Nouveau movement, are given a contemporary feel using a range of techniques, including stencilling, three-dimensional work, metal embossing and glass painting. All the techniques, materials and equipment are explained fully using clear, step-by-step photographs, arming you with everything you need to know to create the stylish Art Nouveau cards which Judy has designed in her own inimitable style.
"Art Nouveau is always popular and this stylish book will provide you with all the inspiration to create themed cards." Cake Craft & Decoration
Organic and ornamental shapestypical of the Art Nouveau movementare used with the help of this craft book to create nifty greeting cards that look both historical and contemporary. All the required special papers and other materials are included, and the craft techniquesstenciling, metal embossing, glass painting, and the creation of three-dimensional effectsare shown using clear, step-by-step photographs. Finished cards feature such elements as lilies, dragonflies, a rosebud arch, grape vines, or a flower maiden.
About the Author
Judy Balchin is a lettering artist who designs titles for book jackets and television shows. She also designs craft kits and conducts workshops on silk painting, glass painting, and painting on porcelain.